Independence SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
7

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Independence, Missouri Info Snack

Independence is the fifth-largest city in the state of Missouri. It lies within Jackson County, of which it is the county seat. Independence is a satellite city of Kansas City, Missouri, and is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area. In 2010, it had a total population of 116,830.
Population
117,207
Unemployment
5.4%
Poverty
14.5%
Median Home
$107,300
Median Income
$48,331
Median Rent
$839

1 Reviews & Comments About Independence

Overall User Rating
1.0
/5

HomeSnacks User

Too many drugs and drug users. Tax money spent on beautification not safety. Avoid this city. It's filthy and not heterosexual friendly. A liberal Mecca.

Not a damned thing the was good. Bad as an extension of Kansas City Missouri.

Rankings for Independence in Missouri

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Map Of Independence, MO

Population over time in Independence

Year Population % Change
2017 117,207 -0.1%
2016 117,369 0.1%
2015 117,217 0.0%
2014 117,192 0.0%
2013 117,160 0.2%
2012 116,881 0.3%
2011 116,513 0.3%
2010 116,118 0.5%
2009 115,578 -
Crime/100k Independence MO USA
Violent Crime 443.9 502.1 368.9
Murder 8.5 9.9 5.0
Robbery 89.5 84.8 86.2
Aggravated Assault 286.3 359.8 246.8
Property Crime 5210.1 2647.1 2199.5
Burglary 599.8 444.9 376.0
Larceny 3581.0 1878.8 1594.6
Car Theft 1029.2 323.4 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Independence

White
77.2% (90,523)
African American
7.1% (8,304)
American Indian
0.5% (534)
Asian
1.3% (1,485)
Hawaiian
1.0% (1,155)
Other
0.8% (990)
Two Or More
2.1% (2,453)
Hispanic
10.0% (11,763)
Race Independence MO USA
White 77.2% 79.6% 61.1%
African American 7.1% 11.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.5% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 1.3% 1.9% 5.4%
Hawaiian 1.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.8% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.1% 2.3% 2.4%
Hispanic 10.0% 4.1% 17.8%

Household Income For Independence, Missouri

Less than $10,000
6.9% (804,481)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.2% (605,185)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.1% (1,305,030)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.4% (1,333,744)
$35,000 to $49,999
17.3% (2,029,939)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.4% (2,273,279)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.5% (1,466,365)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.5% (1,345,425)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.8% (329,968)
$200,000 or more
1.9% (227,279)
Income Independence MO USA
Less than $10,000 6.9% 662.8% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.2% 494.1% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.1% 1042.1% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.4% 1057.3% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 17.3% 1435.4% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.4% 1856.0% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.5% 1252.9% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.5% 1297.0% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.8% 465.4% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 1.9% 437.0% 697.9%

Gender in Independence

Female
52.8% (61,846)
Male
47.2% (55,360)
Gender Independence MO USA
Female 52.8% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 47.2% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Independence for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (3,516)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (9,376)
High School / GED
37.0% (43,366)
Some College
25.0% (29,301)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (9,376)
Bachelor's Degree
13.0% (15,236)
Master's Degree
5.0% (5,860)
Professional Degree
1.0% (1,172)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Independence MO USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 37.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 13.0% 18.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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